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English definition of “capitulate”

capitulate

verb [I]    /kəˈpɪtʃ·əˌleɪt/
to accept defeat , or to give up or give in: I capitulated and let my daughter go with her friends . capitulation    /kəˌpɪtʃ·əˈleɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [C] This was not a capitulation but an agreement .
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